23 days in New York City, Brooklyn & Manhattan Itinerary

23 days in New York City, Brooklyn & Manhattan Itinerary

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23 days in New York City, Brooklyn & Manhattan Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  26​h
1
New York City
— 8 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Brooklyn
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h
3
Manhattan
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

8
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Times Square and Ellis Island. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Sydney to New York City, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Brooklyn.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

6
nights
Brooklyn

Brooklyn ©
Though it may be less popular or touristy than its big brother Manhattan, Brooklyn boasts of one of the largest and hippest art districts in the United States.
Kids will enjoy Bronx Zoo and Yankee Stadium. You'll explore and learn at Louis Armstrong House Museum and Silverball Pinball Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Brooklyn side-trips: 8th Ave Jetty (in Asbury Park), Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove) and Kane Brewing (in Ocean Township). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, take in the waterfront at Coney Island USA, look for gifts at Sahadi's Specialty and Fine Foods, and get engrossed in the history at Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Brooklyn trip planner .

Brooklyn is very close to New York City. In September in Brooklyn, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Manhattan.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bronx, Asbury Park, Ocean Grove Beach, Point Lookout Beach, Louis Armstrong House Museum
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Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Louis Armstrong House Museum ©
Louis Armstrong House Museum
Silverball Pinball Museum ©
Silverball Pinball Museum

4
nights
Manhattan

Manhattan ©
Manhattan is a city in northeastern Kansas in the United States at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River. Museum-lovers will get to explore Evel Knievel Museum and Marshall County Historical. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hillboro Museums and Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manhattan: Firekeeper Golf Course (in Mayetta), First Presbyterian Church Topeka (in Topeka) and Blade & Timber (in Leawood). There's much more to do: get your game on at Bury the Hatchet, learn about winemaking at Liquid Art Winery and Estate, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad, and see the interesting displays at Oz Museum.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Manhattan online vacation planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Brooklyn to Manhattan. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Manhattan when traveling from Brooklyn in September, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manhattan

Museums Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Abilene, Topeka, Blade & Timber, Marshall County Historical, OZ Museum
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Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Hillboro Museums ©
Hillboro Museums
Marshall County Historical ©
Marshall County Historical

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